Thursday, December 9, 2021 – 5 Tevet 5782

Vayigash: Genesis 44:18 – 47:27

Joseph reveals his true identity to his brothers.

There is no need to replicate, imitate, or impersonate another, not even the rich and famous.  There is need only for you to be yourself and take responsibility for acting in the uniqueness of who you are.  (Success, p. 215)

Friday, December 10, 2021 – 6 Tevet 5782

Vayigash: Genesis 44:18 – 47:27

Israel (Jacob) travels to Beer Sheva, where God comes to him in a dream.  God tells Israel to go to Egypt, “for there I will make of you a great nation.”

Living your dreams is more than a fantasy.  It is the reality of the Divine destined to be lived through you.  (Method, p. 25)

Saturday, December 11, 2021 – 7 Tevet 5782

Vayigash: Genesis 44:18 – 47:27

Jacob joins Joseph in Egypt.  Israel and his family settle in the land of Goshen, where they are fruitful and multiply.

Stand with faith on the threshold between what you have accomplished and completed and what you are about to begin.  (Nobility, p. 293)

Sunday, December 12, 2021 – 8 Tevet 5782

Vayechi: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26

Jacob asks Joseph to pledge to not bury Jacob in Egypt, but to bury Jacob with his fathers at their burial place in Mamre.

There are no rights or wrongs, no static structure for successful relationships, only the dynamic flow of serving God through serving one another.  If there is any doubt whether something feels wholesome in a relationship, ask yourself: “Does this bring my soul closer to God in myself and another, or further from God?”  The story of your soul is the story of your relationship to God, to all parts of your inner self, to those you love and to those whom you are yet to meet.  (Creativity, p. 278)

Monday, December 13, 2021 – 9 Tevet 5782

Vayechi: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26

Jacob blesses the sons of Joseph, reversing their birth order.  Jacob says, “Through you shall Israel bless, saying ‘May Elohim make you as Ephraim and Menasheh.'”

You are a carrier of the glory of God, fully present, empty and open to receiving the wonders of life.  Access the glory of your soul and watch the miracles unfold the limitless possibilities of who you are and the opportunities for who you can be.  (Glory, p. 248)

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 – 10 Tevet 5782

Vayechi: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26

Jacob tells Joseph, “I am about to die, but God will be with you and bring you back to the land of your fathers.”

You are never alone.  There is always a sacred being available within you who will help you overcome obstacles with wisdom, understanding, compassion, and strength.  (Strength, p. 146)

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 – 11 Tevet 5782

Vayechi: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26

A refined soul radiates light, love, acceptance, and compassion.  You refine your soul by nurturing your inner spirit and caring for your relationship with God in your life and honoring the multiplicity of God’s images in the lives of others.  (Creativity, p. 277)